Miscellaneous/Other Diseases

  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary

    When cancer is found in one or more metastatic sites but the primary site is not known, it is called a cancer of unknown primary (CUP) or an occult primary cancer.
    All About Cancer of Unknown Primary
    CUP is a metastatic cancer that has been diagnosed by a biopsy but the primary location, or the place where the cancer started, cannot be identified.

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    News stories related to cancer of unknown primary.


  • Thymoma

    Thymoma is a rare tumor of the thymus gland, which is a small organ that lies under the breastbone.


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    Reports from professional meetings related to thymoma and thymic cancer.

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